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2014-10-29 23:05:31

For fitness professionals who want better results for their clients and a faster return on investment, Rice Lake Weighing Systems will have a powerful and affordable body composition analyzer on display at Athletic Business Conference and Expo 2014 in Orlando, Florida November 13-15. Rice Lake, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 For fitness professionals who want better results for their clients and a faster return on investment, Rice Lake Weighing Systems will have a powerful and...

2014-10-28 23:11:27

Learn to Start Living Healthy with a Body and BMI Calculator (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Despite the idealistic images of well toned super models thrust at you from every angle of the media, in today’s society, being a little overweight seems to have become normal. Regardless of what may feel like an average weight, your ratio of height to weight indicates the risk you face for serious illnesses. Everyone is different, but with a body and BMI calculator, you gain the insight you need to...

2014-10-27 16:27:12

Recent studies show that bariatric surgeries like those performed by Dr. Michael Feiz improve both mental and physical health LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obesity has been recognized as a disease in itself, and it takes a significant toll on the body as well as the mind. Increased risks like diabetes, heart failure, and stroke make living with severe obesity a daily hazard that, on average, decreases life expectancy by twenty years. Such physical impairments are bad...

2014-10-24 23:03:59

Professional bodybuilder James “Flex" Lewis, the undisputed 212lbs. Champion, won his third Olympia title at the 50th Anniversary of Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 IFBB Pro League athlete James ‘Flex’ Lewis accomplished the difficult task of winning the Olympia 212 Showdown title for an unprecedented third consecutive time at the 50th Anniversary of Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend. The prestigious weekend event took place four weeks ago on...

2014-10-23 20:29:30

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who developed gestational diabetes and were overweight before pregnancy were at a higher risk of having daughters who were obese later in childhood, according to new research published today in Diabetes Care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Based on long-term research that included a multi-ethnic cohort of 421 girls and their mothers (all members of Kaiser Permanente Northern California), the study is...

2014-10-18 23:00:55

Programs such as Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign and the National Football League's Fuel Up to Play 60 program have driven awareness of the negative effects associated with childhood obesity and such awareness has resulted in parents being more active in finding fitness programs for their children, resulting in revenue growth for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Children's Fitness Center Franchises industry...

exercise for depression
2014-10-17 07:09:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physical exercise has long been known to improve or support emotional well-being and a new study from Canadian and British researchers has found that being active three times a week can significantly lower the odds of being depressed. The study, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, found a direct connection between exercise and mood – with more sedentary study volunteers exhibiting more depressive symptoms. "Assuming the...

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

pregnant exercise
2014-10-16 03:00:30

Provided by Rosalie Grivell, University of Adelaide It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide. Results of the world's biggest study of its kind - offering healthy eating and exercise advice to pregnant women who are overweight or obese - were published October 14 in two papers in the...

2014-10-15 23:12:25

Rebounding with bellicon Proves Scientifically Superior Activity for Lowering Risk Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 In a recently published paper in "Brain, Behavior and Immunity," researchers report that overweight and obese individuals have higher levels of stress-induced inflammation than those within a healthy weight range, increasing their risk for diseases including arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Given that two-thirds of adults in the United States are...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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